_________ HILLS ROAD SIXTH FORM COLLEGE: _________ average B grade checking tool

EXAMINATION GRADES: Please enter examination grades achieved (or estimated grades before these are known) in English Language, Mathematics and your best other four grades (including any achieved previously if relevant) .

Only enter FULL GCSE/IGCSE subjects or LEVEL 2 VOCATIONAL subjects (Diploma/BTEC etc). Grade equivalences and scores are as follows: A* (or 8 or 9)=Distinction*=1.5; A (or 7)=Distinction=1; B (or 6)=Merit=0; Other grades=-1.

Note: New-style numeric GCSE grades are being introduced in 2017 for Mathematics and English Language. In writing B (or 6), we are indicating that we shall treat a new-style numeric grade GCSE of 6 as being equivalent to a former letter grade of B (and similarly for other numeric grades).